Inmate Admits to 1994 Tupac Shooting
A convicted murderer named Dexter Isaac admits he shot Tupac Shakur in Manhattan's Quad Studios on Nov. 30, 1994 after allegedly being paid $2,500 dollars by James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond, CEO of Czar Entertainment and the manager of the Game.
Issac reportedly issued a statement to AllHipHop.com on June 15, the eve of Tupac's 40th birthday, confessing to the crime. "I want to apologize to his [Tupac's] family and for the mistake I did for that sucker [Rosemond]," he said. "I am trying to clean it up to give [Tupac and Biggie's] mothers some closure."
"In 1994, James Rosemond hired me to rob 2Pac Shakur at the Quad Studio," Isaac told the site from prison. "He gave me $2,500, plus all the jewelry I took, except for one ring, which he wanted for himself. It was the biggest of the two diamond rings that we took. He said he wanted to put the stone in a new setting for his girlfriend at the time, Cynthia Ried. I still have as proof the chain that we took that night in the robbery."
Isaac said he decided to confess to the robbery to prove Rosemond's involvement. Since the statute of limitations have expired, Isaac cannot be prosecuted for the crime. Rosemond is currently a fugitive wanted by the DEA for cocaine trafficking.
Tupac was shot five times in November 1994, an incident that sparked a feud that ultimately resulted in the murders of both him and Notorious B.I.G. Isaac is currently serving life in prison for murder, robbery and fraud.
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